The Palace of Westminster, known also as the Houses of Parliament, is where the two Houses of the Parliament of the United Kingdom (the House of Lords and the House of Commons) conduct their sittings. The oldest part of the Palace still in existence, Westminster Hall, dates from 1097. Most of the present structure dates from the 19th century, when the Palace was rebuilt after it was almost en...
The Banqueting House at Whitehall, the grandest and most familiar survival of the genre, is a famous London building that was formerly part of the Palace of Whitehall. It was designed by Inigo Jones in 1619 and completed in 1622 with assistance from John Webb. It is located close to the Houses of Parliament. In 1649 King Charles I of England was executed on a scaffold in front of the building.<...
This was the first purpose built Parliament House in the world and was constructed at a great time of public confidence in Dublin.The Parliament building was sold to the Bank of Ireland under the condition that it should not be used for political assemblies.
The National Gallery is an art gallery in London, located on the north side of Trafalgar Square. It houses Western European paintings from 1250 to 1900 from the national art collection of Great Britain.
This is a Dornier Do328 Prob/Jet aircraft. It has 32 seats and was manufactured in Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany. On the ground in England, approximately 10 kilometers east of London at London City Airport.
Docklands is the semi-official name for an area in the east of London, England, comprising parts of several boroughs (Southwark, Tower Hamlets Newham and Greenwich) in Greater London. The eponymous docks were formerly part of the Port of London, at one time the world's largest port. They have now been redeveloped principally for commercial and residential use (from Wikipedia).
The London Arena (also known as London Docklands Arena) was an indoor arena and exhibition centre, on the Isle of Dogs, in East London, England. Seating capacity was up to 15,000, depending on the type of event held.
It first opened in 1989 and on November 18, the Arenaball Transatlantic Challenge was played there, an exhibition game between the Detroit Drive and the Chicago Bru...
When Finland declared its independence in 1917, this provided added impetus for the construction of a new Parliament House. The shortage of state funds and the civil war of 1918 caused the project to be postponed, however, and Parliament had to meet in rented premises.
In 1923 a competition was held to choose a site for a new Parliament House, and an architectural competition was...
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